Nicole Snow

Nicole Snow is the founder and CEO of Darn Good Yarn, the leading importer of recycled silk yarns in the US.  She provides steady employment at a living wage for more than 300 families in India and Nepal who create Darn Good Yarn’s products.  Darn Good Yarn was also able save over 100,000 pounds of material from ending up in landfills, and instead utilize them for quality craft supplies.  Snow’s passion and drive enabled Darn Good Yarn to win the grand prize in the first ever FedEx Small Business Grant contest in 2013.  Prior to founding Darn Good Yarn, Snow started another company, Around the Om.  Snow was commissioned into the Air Force directly after college, serving as an officer and a Contract Specialist.  Snow received a Bachelor of Science in Business and Technology Management with a concentration on International Business from Clarkson University in 2004.  She currently lives in Maine with her husband, Mike and dog, Squeakers.